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Zika May Be Transmitted by Oral Sex, Scientists Find - New York Times
Scientists raised the possibility that the Zika virus can be transmitted by oral sex - perhaps even by kissing - on Friday in a letter to The New England Journal of Medicine describing one such case in France.
The Enduring Unpopularity of the Female Condom - The Atlantic
The internal, or female condom saves lives, but it has been criticized from the start. This article gives an in-depth overview of the female condom, which has likely been used in some form since 3000 BCE. 
 
The Surprising Impact Money Has on the Sex Lives of Older Women - Huffington Post
A new study says that if you're an older woman - and one who is highly educated and earning a good income - chances are you're having some of the most satisfying sex of your life.
 
Bisexual College Women Are the Most Vulnerable to Sexual Assault - Refinery29
A new study indicates that bisexual women are more vulnerable to campus sexual assault than any other group of students, with nearly two in five experiencing it.

Veterans with PTSD More Likely to Report Dissatisfaction with Sex Life, Women Often Have Less Sex - Medical Daily
Veterans who return home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also struggle with their sex lives, suggests a recent study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Traveling Could Be Putting Your Sexual Health at Risk for This One Reason - Elite Daily
Two recent studies show that now more than ever, travelers are engaging in risky sexual behaviors while on vacation. 
 
We're So Addicted to Our Phones That Women Are Now Using Apps as Contraception  - Pop Sugar
In lieu of any other form of birth control, some women are now using fertility apps that are designed to track your period, predict your ovulation days, and understand the changes in your body from month to month.
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